Top 10 Best Kent County Public Middle Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 public middle schools serving 8,085 students in Kent County, DE. The top ranked public middle schools in Kent County, DE are Dover Air Force Base Middle School, Providence Creek Academy Charter School and Campus Community School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kent County, DE public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Delaware public middle school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 53% statewide average). Middle schools in Kent County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Delaware public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Delaware public middle school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best Kent County Public Middle Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3100 Hawthorne Drive
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 674-3284
Grades: 6-8
| 111 students
Rank: #22.
Providence Creek Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
273 West Duck Creek Road
Clayton, DE 19938
(302) 653-6276
Grades: K-8
| 690 students
Rank: #33.
Campus Community School
Charter School
Math: 43% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
350 Pear Street
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 736-0403
Grades: K-8
| 417 students
Rank: #44.
F. Niel Postlethwait Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2841 South State Street
Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
(302) 698-8410
Grades: 6-8
| 870 students
Rank: #55.
Chipman (w.t.) Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
101 West Center Street
Harrington, DE 19952
(302) 398-8197
Grades: 6-8
| 902 students
Rank: #66.
Smyrna Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 Duck Creek Parkway
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-8584
Grades: 6-8
| 916 students
Rank: #77.
Fred Fifer Iii Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(3)
109 East Camden-wyoming Avenue
Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
(302) 698-8400
Grades: 6-8
| 901 students
Rank: #88.
Milford Central Academy
Math: 40% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1021 N Walnut Street
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 430-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 966 students
Rank: #99.
Central Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
211 Delaware Avenue
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 672-1772
Grades: 7-8
| 935 students
Rank: #1010.
Lake Forest High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5407 Killens Pond Road
Felton, DE 19943
(302) 284-9291
Grades: 8-12
| 928 students
Rank: #1111.
Positive Outcomes Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3337 South Dupont Highway
Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
(302) 697-8805
Grades: 7-12
| 126 students
Rank: #1212.
Kent County Secondary Ilc
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
631 Ridgley Street- Suite 19
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 736-5355
Grades: 6-12
| 100 students
Rank: #1313.
John S. Charlton School
Special Education School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
278 Sorghum Mill Road
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 697-3103
Grades: PK-12
| 223 students
F. Niel Postlethwait Middle School Ilc
Special Education School
2841 South State Street
Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
(302) 698-8410
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
Fred Fifer Iii Middle School Ilc
Special Education School
109 East Camden-wyoming Avenue
Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
(302) 698-8400
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Kent County, DE

Kent County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
100 West 10th Street Suite 403
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 660-3938
Grades: 10
| n/a students
950 Center Road
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 734-8500
Grades: K-3
| 125 students
Lake Forest Ilc (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
5423 Killens Pond Rd
Felton, DE 19943
(302) 284-3020
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
401 Federal Street- Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 735-4000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
909 North Church St
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 424-8134
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
Smyrna Ilc (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
22 South Main St
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-8585
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
101 South Locust Street
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-8580
Grades: PK-K
| 84 students

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